In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Poster

Release Date: January 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2008

PG-13|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
As war looms in an idyllic kingdom, a man named Farmer (Jason Statham) begins a heroic quest to find his kidnapped wife (Claire Forlani) and avenge their son, who was murdered by horrible warriors called Krugs. Meanwhile, villainous Gallian (Ray Liotta) sends his evil army to overthrow the rightful king (Burt Reynolds) and steal the throne.

Cast: Jason Statham, John Rhys-Davies, Ray Liotta, Matthew Lillard, Leelee Sobieski, Burt Reynolds, Ron Perlman, Will Sanderson

Director: Uwe Boll

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Production Co: Boll KG

Distributors: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Keywords: Son, Underdog, Wife, Pursuit, Quest, Soldier, Family

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  • A second-rate regurgitation of "The Lord of the Rings." Everything about it, down to the set and costume design, apes Peter Jackson's epic trilogy. However, while "The Lord of the Rings" was a grand story of scope and power, In the Name of the King feels small in more ways than one. show more

  • It's completely undone by its terrible screenplay, inept direction, oppressive musical score and muddy visual palette. show more

  • Director Uwe Boll sticks with what he knows -- how to turn video games into dull, cheap-looking movies. show more

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